“In a sad world,” the Boston Transcript stated in 1923, “especially in a country like ours, recently and constitutionally deprived of wine...the function of coffee in bringing serene delight is an important one.”
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Coffee Quotes in the Newspapers continued:
“Coffee in England,” said British playwright Christopher Fry in the 1962 New York Post, “is just toasted milk.”
“Over second and third cups flow matters of high finance, high state, common gossip and low comedy,” wrote the 1949 New York Times, adding “[Coffee] is a social binder, a warmer of tongues, a soberer of minds, a stimulant of wit, a foiler of sleep if you want it so.” The statement continued, saying, “From roadside mugs to the classic demitasse, it is the perfect democrat.”
“Free yourself from the slavery of tea and coffee,” wrote English pamphleteer William Cobbett, adding “and other slopkettles.”
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